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Title: How to Confess


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Jesus loves us. He makes us happy by keeping
us close to Himself through the Sacrament of Pen
ance.
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The Sacrament of Penance
In the Sacrament of Penance, Jesus comes to forg
ive our sins and brings peace with God and wit
h the Church,
which is hurt by our sins.
3
Find out your sins. Be sorry for your sins. Make
up your mind not to sin again.
Tell your sins to a priest. Do the penance the pr
iest gives you.
4
Ask the Holy Spirit to help you.
Come Holy Spirit And help me To find out my
sins
And to be really sorry for them.
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What To Do After Confession
1. Find Out Your Sins
You find out your sins by remembering
the Commandments of God, and asking yourself ho
w you have disobeyed God.
Say the penance the priest has given you.
Thank God for forgiving your sins.
Ask God for the help you need to keep from
offending God.
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God Speaks I am the Lord your God. You shall n
ot have strange gods before me.
Do I give God time every day in prayer?
Do I seek to love Him with my whole heart?
Do I put my trust in superstitions, good luck
charms, rather than God alone?Have I rejected
any Church teaching or denied that I was a
Catholic?
7
God Speaks You shall not take the name of the
Lord your God in vain.
Have I used the words "God" or "Jesus" in
anger or irreverently?Have I used foul or ugly
language?
Have I wished evil on another?
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God Speaks Remember to keep holy the Lord's day.

Have I missed Mass on Sunday or any holy day of
obligation?Do I arrive at church late or leave
early? Do I try to be reverent and pay attention
during Mass?Do I avoid unnecessary work on
Sunday?Do I make Sunday a day of prayer or rest?
9
God Speaks Honor your father and your mother.
Do I respect and obey my parents?Have I
dishonored or mistreated them by word or deed?Am
I willing to help around the house or must I be
nagged a hundred times?Do I try to get along
with my brothers and sisters?Am I a tattletale
or bully?Do I give a good example, especially to
younger siblings?Do I respect others in
authority priests, nuns, police,
old people, baby-sitters?
10
God Speaks You shall not kill.
Do I beat up others or hurt their bodies?Do I
say cruel things, or make fun of others to hurt
their feelings?Do I say mean things about
others behind their backs?Have I stopped
speaking to anyone?Do I encourage others to do
bad things?Do I try to love all people, born and
unborn?
11
God Speaks You shall not commit adultery.
Do I treat my body and other people's bodies
with purity and respect?Do I look at televisi
on shows, movies, or pictures
that are bad?Am I modest in my speech and the
clothes I wear?
12
God Speaks You shall not steal.
Have I taken things that were not mine
from a store or another person?- Have I
destroyed or misused another person's propert
y for fun?- Do I return things that I borrow?
In good condition?
13
God Speaks You shall not commit false witness
against your neighbor.
Am I honest in my school work?Do I tell lies to
make myself look good?Do I tell lies to protect
myself from punishment?Do I tell lies that make
another person look bad or get them in trouble?
14
God Speaks You shall not covet your neighbor's w
ife.
Do I allow my parents to spend time with one
another? Do I get jealous and want them to pay at
tention only to me?Do I get mad when I have t
o share my friends?Are there kids I will not
play with or be mean to because they look diff
erent?
15
God Speaks You shall not covet your neighbor
's goods.
Am I jealous or envious of the things or
abilities that others have?Am I thankful to
God and my parents for what they have given me
?Do I share the things I have with my
family, friends and poor people?
16
2. Being Sorry For Sin.
Before your sins can be forgiven, you must be
sorry for them, because by your sins you have
offended God, your Father,
and because Jesus suffered on the cross for your
sins.
17
Desire Not To Sin Again My God, I am sorry
for my sins with all my heart. In choosing to do
wrong and failing to do good, I have sinned
against You whom I should love above all things.
I firmly intend, with your help, to do penance,
to sing no more, and avoid whatever leads me to
sin. Our Savior Jesus Christ, suffered and died
for us. In His Name, my God, have mercy. Amen.
Make the sign of the cross. Tell the priest when
you made your last confession.
Confess your sins. Listen to what the priest tell
s you. Say the Act of Contrition. Thank the prie
st.
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Make the sign of the cross. Tell the priest when
you made your last confession. 3. Confess yo
ur sins. 4. Listen to what the priest tells you.
5. Say the Act of Contrition. 6. Thank the
priest.
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4. Telling Your Sins to the Priest
Go to the Confession You say Bless me, Fa
ther, for I have sinned. It has been. Since
my last confession. These are my sins
Then tell your sins and the number of times comm
itted. When you have finished telling your sins,
you should say For these and all the sins of m
y past, I am truly sorry.
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The priest now gives the necessary advice, assign
you penance and asks you to say to the Act of
Contrition. Then wait and listen as the priest
give the absolution.
Then you say Thank you, Father, the
leave the confessional and then perform
The penance assigned by the priest.
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The Act of ContritionOh my God, I am heartily
sorry for having offended you and I detest all my
sins because I dread the loss of heaven and the
pains of hell, but most of all because they
offend you, my God, who are all good and
deserving of all my love. I firmly resolve with
the help of your grace to sin no more, to amend
my life, and to avoid whatever leads me to sin.
Amen.
22
Desire Not To Sin Again My God, I am sorry
for my sins with all my heart. In choosing to do
wrong and failing to do good, I have sinned
against You whom I should love above all things.
I firmly intend, with your help, to do
penance, to sing no more, and avoid whatever
leads me to sin. Our Savior Jesus Christ, suffer
ed and died for us. In His Name, my God, have
mercy. Amen.
5. What To Do After Confession
Say the penance the priest have given you. 2
. Thank God for forgiving your sins.
3. Ask God for the help you neen to keep
from offending God.
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Spend sometimes to talk with Jesus.
Thank you, Jesus for you love
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